Monthly Archives: April 2011

A Decalogue for Journeys

It is, I believe, a fallacy to think of travellers’ qualities as physical. If I had to write a decalogue for journeys, eight out of ten virtues should be moral, and I should put first of all a temper as … Continue reading

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Glory Day

I like it that Earth Day and Good Friday fall on the same day this year. This conjunction juxtaposes what appear to be celebrations of contradictory world views. And these kinds of coincidences are too much for me not to ponder. … Continue reading

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“Stone” is, in all probability, a film you haven’t seen, and maybe haven’t even heard of. I remember seeing a trailer for it awhile ago and made a mental note because I love Edward Norton, and noticed he was acting against De … Continue reading

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The Club

We arrived for our tour of the Brighton, Colorado branch of the Boys and Girls Club as the sun was starting to set on the day. It had been another bone-chilling one, with temperatures in the negatives, and I’d barely slept the … Continue reading

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